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Institute of Earth Physics of Paris

Organisation References
 Name IPGP
 Full Name Institute of Earth Physics of Paris
 Country France
 Type of organisation Research Organisation
 Address Institut de physique du globe de Paris
4 Place Jussieu
75252 Paris CEDEX 05
 Web Site
 Organisation Description As an Institute of Research and Higher Education in Geosciences associated with the CNRS, IPGP has the responsibility by national decree to observe, study, and monitor natural phenomena and to undertake research, university teaching and training, and public outreach in the ambit of the physical earth sciences which can lead to prevention and mitigation of seismic and volcanic risk.

It is thus responsible for monitoring French active volcanoes in Reunion island (Indian ocean), Soufrière (Guadeloupe), and Montagne Pelée (Martinique) and seismicity in the French Lesser Antilles Arc, for the French contribution to global seismologic via GEOSCOPE, and to tsunami monitoring in the Indian Ocean and in the Caribbean Sea, and for the French contribution to INTERMAGNET (world magnetic observatories).

The Karthala Volcanic Observatory is actively contributing to the GLOBVOLCANO project.

 Number of Projects 1
 Projects GlobVolcano : Satellite monitoring in support to early w...

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